The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer is responsible for the regular data collection from the field, monitoring of the project activities and reporting to MEL Director. S/he will assist the MEL Director in ensuring that the performance monitoring plan is implemented and that progress toward indicator targets is reported to the AMP team as needed and to USAID as required.
The duties and responsibilities of the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer include:
Support the MEL Director in timely and effective implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning activities of the AMP project in line with M&E manual and workplan and the stated objectives of the project;
Collect all information relevant to key project indicators and outputs in a timely manner by and that all information collected is consistent with the information required for progress reporting and outcome monitoring;
Undertake quality monitoring in the field, recording lessons learned and providing best practices and by supporting the provision of on-the-job coaching of staff in a field office, implementing partners and local stakeholders;
Provide inputs for regular updates of factsheets, bulletins, social media content, or human-interest stories based on the M&E data of the AMP project, backed by the visual evidence (photos and quotes), in close coordination with the MEL Specialist;
Conduct regular field visits, highlight the observations and issues to the project with the intention to complete the information and report to MEL director.
Undertake quality monitoring of project activities based on the quality benchmark and communicate with the team in case of any issue or shortcoming.
Assist in designing and conducting surveys to measure improvements in agricultural technologies and practices in all intervention areas;
Performing other tasks assigned by MEL Director.